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All Eyes On Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams As Australian Open Begins

All Eyes On Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams As Australian Open Begins

Jan. 17 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   Who can stop Novak Djokovic and what’s gonna happen with Serena Williams? These are the two major themes as the 2016 tennis season begins at the Australian Open in Melbourne. Novak Djokovic has won the Australian...

Mardy Fish Wins First Career Pro-Celebrity Golf Tournament at Diamond Resorts Invitational

Mardy Fish Wins First Career Pro-Celebrity Golf Tournament at Diamond Resorts Invitational

Jan. 16 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   Mardy Fish’s ATP Tour tennis career may be over, but his pro golf career is just beginning. Just over four months after ending his pro tennis career, Fish won his first career golf tournament on the pro-celebrity...

Randy Walker: My Surprising Choice For Men’s ‘Match of the Year’ For 2015

Randy Walker: My Surprising Choice For Men’s ‘Match of the Year’ For 2015

Dec. 29 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   Some may say Stan Wawrinka’s win over Novak Djokovic in the French Open final may be the men’s match of the 2015 season. Others may nominate Djokovic’s wins over Roger Federer in the Wimbledon...

Comparing Djokovic’s 2015 Year To Laver’s 1969, Federer’s 2006 And More

Comparing Djokovic’s 2015 Year To Laver’s 1969, Federer’s 2006 And More

Nov. 26 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher     Where does Novak Djokovic’s incredible 2015 season rank in the history of tennis? Outside of Rod Laver’s 1969 Grand Slam sweep of all four majors, and Roger Federer’s three-major 2006 season, you...

Grand Slam Spoilers! The Three Times Grand Slam Dreams Have Fallen One Leg Short

Grand Slam Spoilers! The Three Times Grand Slam Dreams Have Fallen One Leg Short

Sep. 7 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   There is much talk about the five players who have completed the six Grand Slams in the history of tennis – Don Budge (1938), Maureen Connolly (1953), Rod Laver (1962, 1969), Margaret Court (1970) and Steffi...

40 Years Of Night Tennis At The U.S. Open – A Look Back At The Best Under The Lights In NYC

40 Years Of Night Tennis At The U.S. Open – A Look Back At The Best Under The Lights In NYC

Sep. 4 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   The 2015 US Open marks the 40th anniversary of night tennis at the US Open. On August 27, 1975, the US Open first played matches under the lights. The French Open previously experimented with night tennis in 1969,...

When Philadelphia Tried To Take US Open Tennis Away From New York

When Philadelphia Tried To Take US Open Tennis Away From New York

Sep. 1 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   There has always been a heated rivalry in sports between New York City and Philadelphia – whether it is the Eagles and Giants in the National Football League, the Phillies and the Mets in Major League Baseball...

Good Bye To The Grandstand – A U.S. Open Court That Featured Many Record-Breaking, Historical and Memorable Matches

Good Bye To The Grandstand – A U.S. Open Court That Featured Many Record-Breaking, Historical and Memorable Matches

Sep. 1 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   The email came in to me from Greg Sharko from the ATP World Tour, copying Bill Simons from Inside Tennis Magazine. It was an inquiry to joggle the memory on what some of the most memorable matches were on the...

100 Years And Counting….The U.S. Open and New York City

100 Years And Counting….The U.S. Open and New York City

Aug. 30 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   New York and the US Open Tennis Championships – they are as synonymous with each other as any event and location in sports. The U.S. Open takes on the personality of the city where it is staged – loud...

30 Years After A-Bomb Wish, Kevin Curren Should See The U.S. Open Now

30 Years After A-Bomb Wish, Kevin Curren Should See The U.S. Open Now

Aug. 29 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   It took 30 years, but Kevin Curren finally got his wish. Well, sort of. On August 29, 1985, Curren, the No. 5 seed at the US Open, crashed out in the first round on the Grandstand Court, falling in straight-sets...

Mardy Fish – Will He Become The Next Ellsworth Vines?

Mardy Fish – Will He Become The Next Ellsworth Vines?

Aug. 28 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   As Mardy Fish winds down his professional tennis career at the 2015 US Open, it’s a perfect time to take of his legacy and career. “He’s had a solid career,” said Paul Annacone on Tennis...

Carson – Not UCLA – To Be Tennis Venue For Potential Los Angeles Olympic Tennis Competition

Carson – Not UCLA – To Be Tennis Venue For Potential Los Angeles Olympic Tennis Competition

Aug. 27 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   Should Los Angeles win the bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games, the tennis competition would be held at the StubHub Tennis Center in Carson, Calif., and not at UCLA, site of the 1984 Olympic tennis demonstration...